A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km SE of Maindong, China (63 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.24 km (25 miles). Exact location, longitude 86.123° East, latitude 30.6371° North, depth = 40.24 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 02:29:02 / February 9, 2016 @ 2:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:29:02 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yx3. Id of event: us20004yx3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km SE of Maindong, China.
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